Reacting to reports of HRD Ministry suggesting IITs to explore the possibility of having a separate eating space for vegetarian students, NSUI on Sunday asked the government to refrain from "food policing" and "communalising" education system in the country.
Describing the education system in the country as `rich-oriented`, founder of Patna-based `Super 30` Anand Kumar strongly advocated that the Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) of professional institutions should be based on natural talent and creativity rather than the prevailing system.
Education experts like Dilip Chenoy, Dr. Pritam Singh, JS Rajput, and former bureaucrat NK Singh shared their concerns over the grim situation of education system in the country. Speaking at Bharat Bhagya Vidhata `India Ka Agenda` show to be aired today@ Zee News at 10 pm, they collectively stressed on improving the quality of education if India were to retain the demographic edge.
Eminent nuclear scientist and former director of the BARC, Dr Anil Kakodkar today said a recent US national intelligence council has identified the period between 2015-2050 as the period of opportunity for India.
The establishment of National
Commission for Higher Education and Research (NCHER) will
bring in "recognisable" difference to the Indian education
system, Planning Commission member Narendra Jadhav said on Wednesday.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai said on Saturday that lack of educational facilities and attacks by Taliban have kept five million school-age children out of schools and pleaded with insurgents to stop such attacks.